Tag Archives: Faith verses Works

I AM the God of Holiness and Grace 2 Cor 13:1-14

News flash Pope – Perfection only possible in Jesus Christ The point of Paul’s authority or any church authority is for the perfection and equipping of the saints, for restoration of those who struggle and not just for punishment or … Continue reading

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I AM the God who will make you blameless on that day 1 Cor 1:1-9

The Church is full of hypocrites This is one of the most distressing accusations against Christianity. Unfortunately it is true. Every Christian is a hypocrite to one degree or another. But this accusation is not fair in that all humans … Continue reading

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I AM the God who saves Rom 8:1-17

No condemnation – Redeemed We are free from God’s just judgment because Christ paid the price of death for us. This is the most important chapter of Romans if not in the entire Bible for believers to understand and know. … Continue reading

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I AM the God who declares people guilty or righteous Rom 7:1-6

God does not give an “E” for effort Nor does he grade on a curve. Many “Christian” religious people cling to obedience to the Law of God thinking that if only they could obey well enough, then God would have … Continue reading

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I AM the God who saves those who depend on me. James 2:14-26

Martin Luther called James the “Apostle of straw” for his apparent preaching of works in this Epistle in addition to faith in Christ alone for salvation.  The million dollar question is this: What are the “deeds” that James is referring … Continue reading

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